Motorola CP185

Enhanced Functionality, Reliable Communication – for a Higher Level of Productivity

The Motorola CP185 brings you a robust two-way radio solution. The CP185 has an extensive feature set including built-in voice scrambling for increased privacy, VOX capability for hands-free communication, 5 programmable buttons and X-Pand™ Technology to provide crisp, clear and strong audio quality even in noisy environments. Combined with the compact, lightweight design of the CP185, you get just what it takes to enhance communication while increasing productivity.

Motorola CP185 Features

  • Built-in Simple Voice Scrambling
  • Internal VOX
  • 12.5/25 kHz Switchable Channel Spacing
  • Companding-Expanding (X-Pand™)
  • 8-Character Alphanumeric Display
  • 16 Channels
  • 2 Programmable Side Buttons
  • 3 Programmable Front Buttons
  • Front Pannel Feature and Button Configuring Mode
  • Battery Saver
  • Normal and Priority Scan (1 List)
  • Multi-Channel Capability
  • High Power
  • Talkaround Capability
  • Ergonomically Designed
  • Busy Channel Lockout
  • Low Battery Alert
  • Receive Only Channel
  • MDC 1200/Quik Call II/DTMF Signalling (Signalling models only)

Programmable Features

  • Backlight
  • Reverse Burst
  • Channel Alias
  • Scrambling Code Select
  • Channel Scan
  • Scrambling On/Off
  • Keypad Lock
  • Squelch Level
  • Monitor
  • Sticky Monitor
  • Nuisance Channel Delete
  • TPL/DPL Enable
  • Power Level
  • Volume Set
  • Repeater / Talkaround
  • VOX On / Off

Motorola CP185 Applications

The Motorola CP185 portable two-way radio is ideal for: Education, Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Property Management, and Retail.

Motorola CP185 Models

Standard Models


AAH03KEF8AA7_N CP185 Display, Limited Keypad, 16 Channel, 2-5W, 136-174 MHz VHF


AAH03RDF8AA7_N CP185 Display, Limited Keypad, 16 Channel, 2-4W, 435-480 MHz UHF

Signalling Models


AAH03KEC4AB7_N CP185 No Display, No Keypad, 16 Channel, 2-5W, 136-174 MHz VHF
AAH03KEF4AB7_N CP185 Display, Limited Keypad, 16 Channel, 2-5W, 136-174 MHz VHF


AAH03RDC4AB7_N CP185 No Display, No Keypad, 16 Channel, 2-4W, 435-480 MHz UHF
AAH03RDF4AB7_N CP185 Display, Limited Keypad, 16 Channel, 2-4W, 435-480 MHz UHF

All Motorola CP185 Models Include:

  • Standard Li-Ion, 1500 mAh, 7.4V Battery
  • Rapid Rate Charger (< 3 Hours)
  • Standard Antenna (VHF Heliflex / UHF Stubby)
  • 2″ Spring Action Belt Clip
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • 2 Year Warranty

Motorola CP185 Accessories

Risk-taking has its place in the business world, but not with your vital communication needs. A mismatched battery, a flimsy headset or an ill-fitting carry case are just some of the ways your radio may not be ready at the moment you need it.

Motorola offers a wide array of original accessories for the CP185 radio. Remote speaker microphones for more convenient control. Carry cases for ease of use when on the move. Earpieces to ensure privacy. Headsets for hands-free operation. High-capacity batteries to extend work time, and more